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Snow fungus with lily bulb sweet soup 雪耳 百合 糖水

Snow fungus is known for its medicinal benefits as it helps to nourish the body, heals dry cough and clears heat in the lungs.  It can be used to make savoury or sweet soup.  To combat the current heat spell that  we are experiencing I chose to make this into a sweet soup with dried lily bulb.  This can be served warm or chilled.




Snow fungus with lily bulb sweet soup  ~    雪耳 百合 糖水
Ingredients

30 gm organic snow fungus25 gm pak hup/dried lily bulb, rinsed20 gm dried longan110 gm organic cane sugar2 lt waterScrewpine leaves (optional)Method Soak the snow fungus till softened.  Remove the hard stem and snip into smaller pieces.Boil the water and once boiling, add in the snow fungus and cook for about 30 mins.Add in cane sugar to taste.  Continue to cook for about 20 mins. till flavour of the soup is enhanced.  Add in the lily bulb.  Simmer for another 10 mins.Dish out and serve.


Oreo Butter Cake ~ 奥利奥牛油蛋糕

I've baked Oreo chiffon cakeOreo marble butter cake and this Oreo Butter Cake is another add-on to the list of butter cakes that I've posted before.  This butter cake recipe is indeed very versatile and one can tweak it here and there and yet the outcome is most rewarding.  In fact it will spur you on to try other variance of the recipe.





Oreo Butter Cake  ~  奥利奥牛油蛋糕
Ingredients (A)

230 gm butter150 gm caster sugar200 gm self-raising flour (sifted)4 egg yolks (about 68 gm with shell)40 ml milk1 tsp vanillaa pinch of salt50 gm Oreo cookies, cream removed and crushed (7 cookies)(B)  4 egg whites20 gm caster sugarMethod Sift the flour with salt, set aside.Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy.  Add in egg yolks one @ time, mix well.Add in sifted flour alternating with the milk.Mix in crushed cookies.  Set aside.Beat egg whites till frothy and gradually add in sugar in batches.  Continue beating till still but not dry.Fold in the egg whites into the butter mixture.  Mix till …